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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This degree is accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN) and explores in detail the scientific basis of nutrition, health promotion and disease prevention. On graduation, you will become a Registered Associate Nutritionist (ANutr) and can play an influential role in educating the public, promoting healthy eating and developing healthier food. In the first year, you’ll study basic nutrition, food science and psychology concepts and develop a fundamental understanding of human physiology, biochemistry and cell biology. You’ll then move on to study more specialised areas such as disease pathophysiology, metabolism and how nutrition can play a key role in health and disease prevention throughout the life cycle. You will also study modules related to food industry and employability including the role of the nutritionist in food service.In your final year, you will undertake a two-week work experience and will study public health nutrition, sports nutrition, behaviour change and contemporary topics in nutrition. You will also undertake a final year research project. You’ll also have the exciting opportunity to choose from study abroad or take a year-long work placement in industry. **Why choose this course?**• University of Hertfordshire was awarded TEF Gold (2018), the highest possible standard for teaching in the UK. • Active research community.• Accredited by the Association for Nutrition. On graduation you become a Registered Associate Nutritionist and can use the ANutr qualification.• Major focus on employability. All students undertake a 2-week work experience as part of their degree which contributes to academic credits.• Optional 12-month industrial placement or study abroad overseas at one of our world partner universities as part of a 4-year degree.• Practical experience in the brand new state-of the art Science, Diet and Sports Performance labs.Other additional opportunities include:• Dedicated student support from the School of Life and Medical Sciences Academic Support Unit.• Teaching is complemented by lectures from visiting lecturers from industry. • Active student-led Nutrition and Dietetics Society

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 11,950per year

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A level : BCC

3 A Levels to include Grade B in Biology and Grade C in one other science (acceptable Science A levels are Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Human Biology, Psychology, Sociology, Geography, Physical Education).

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University information

University of Hertfordshire

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB, England

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Study with over 4,000 International students on an eco-friendly campus at one of the safest university locations in the east of England.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 39 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 171
    113 53%

    28th

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95 95%

    2nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    18th

    7

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